Fannie Lou Hamer is lauded as a civil rights icon, yet her position as an anti-abortion Democrat is often overlooked. More
A radical feminist, Christian activist and journalist, Ida B. Wells-Barnett spoke truth into the face of power every time. More
Bethune helped lay the foundation for the Civil Rights Movement via her work in education and political activism. More
Patrick Healy, S.J. is celebrated as Georgetown University’s first African-American president, although he lived life passing as White. More
Maria Fearing left the upheaval of the Reconstruction era and went to a country in the throes of just as great if not greater oppression.
Charleszetta Waddles, who operated the Perpetual Mission for Saving All Souls, served the poor with culinary wisdom and spiritual empowerment. More